Looking for products that can help the planet this Earth Day? Of course, choosing ENERGY STAR certified products is a good place to start, but shopping for more-sustainable products has gotten much easier now that Amazon, has introduced its Climate Pledge Friendly badge, a way to help customers identify products that help preserve the natural world. ENERGY STAR is excited to join with Amazon this Earth Day by encouraging everyone to save energy and to make climate-friendly choices.
You can now find the Climate Pledge Friendly badge on over 300,000 products available across 20,000 brands on Amazon, including products that are ENERGY STAR certified. That badge shows that the product has earned at least one or more of 38 third-party certifications that Amazon has identified as having rigorous and transparent standards to identify positive sustainability attributes, in addition to an Amazon-created certification Compact by Design. Customers can also see the badge on individual product pages, where they can learn more about these products and how and why they are certified sustainable by Amazon. When customers see the Climate Pledge Friendly badge, they have an easy indicator that the product is more sustainable.
From grocery and household products to fashion and personal electronics, you can find lots of items that have earned the Climate Pledge Friendly badge, including those that have earned ENERGY STAR’s Most Efficient designation. ENERGY STAR Most Efficient is a distinction recognizing products that deliver cutting edge energy efficiency along with the latest in technological innovation. A variety of certified ceiling fans, vent fans, clothes washers, clothes dryers, monitors, and dishwashers are highlighted with the Climate Pledge Friendly badge, showcasing the best of the best of ENERGY STAR.
ENERGY STAR’s trusted blue label has always made shopping simple, but now selecting certified products will be easier than ever when shopping online. Any product that features the Climate Pledge Friendly badge and has earned the ENERGY STAR will be clearly marked to help customers identify the ENERGY STAR certification. Amazon hopes that the Climate Pledge Friendly Badge will help customers find more-sustainable products that they might not have otherwise discovered or considered. ENERGY STAR hopes that this will make it easier than ever for all of us to make energy and other more-sustainable choices that count this Earth Day and every day.